Indeed, Cranston vowed before the 2016 presidential election to move to Canada should Trump win. (He didn’t end up making the move north, however.)
“That being said, he is the president. If he fails, the country is in jeopardy,” Cranston said in the piece published online Monday.
“It would be egotistical for anyone to say, “I hope he fails,’” he added. “To that person I would say, fuck you. Why would you want that? So you can be right?”
Cranston explained that he “honestly” wants Trump to succeed and would support anyone ― Democrat or Republican ― who has a good idea to move America forward.
“We’ve got to get away from this idea that our country is political football, and someone with a different opinion is the enemy,” he added.
Check out the full interview in The Hollywood Reporter here.
- This article originally appeared on HuffPost.